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Lake District visitor centre's new master plan

The plans include a new visitor centre and restoring the gardens Credit: ITV News

Things are looking up for a visitor centre that has been unsuccessful and has been losing public money for the past few years.

Brockhole in the Lake District now has a master-plan to break even in two years' time.

Brockhole Credit: ITV News

The owners are hoping that a new visitor centre and watersports centre will bring in more tourists

They are also planning to restore the historic Thomas Mawson-designed garden.


Monkey Puzzle tree demo

Campaigners opposing the felling of the Brockhole Monkey Puzzle are holding a protest.

The National Park aim to fell the heritage tree in November.

A request has gone into South Lakes MP Tim Farron to contact the Secretary of State to issue a Tree Preservation Order.


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